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pry

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pry

  1. 1 to raise, move, or pull apart with or as if with a lever <it took some effort to pry up the trap door> Synonyms jimmy, lever, prize Related Words elevate, hoist, lift, uplift; break, break up, detach, disengage, disjoin, divide, part, pull, separate; shift Near Antonyms connect, join

  2. 2 to draw out by force or with effort <a vain attempt to pry the cork out of a wine bottle> Synonyms corkscrew, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, wring, yankRelated Words mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdrawNear Antonyms implant, insert, install, instill; cram, jam, ram, stuff, wedge




pry

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pry

  1. to interest oneself in what is not one's concern <don't go prying into other people's business> Synonyms butt in, interlope, intermeddle, intrude, meddle, mess, muck (about or around), nose, obtrude, poke, pry, snoopRelated Words intercede, interpose, intervene; barge (in), chisel (in), encroach, infringe, invade, trespass; fiddle, fool, monkey, play, tamperNear Antonyms avoid, eschew, shun; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook




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